Tech9 Queer Women In Tech Tell Us What They've LearnedThis weekend, the Lesbians Who Tech Summit came to San Francisco. We asked attendees what they've learned about how to succeed as queer women in the notoriously male-dominated field.By by Ellen CushingBuzzFeed News Reporter and by Jessica MisenerBuzzFeed StaffPosted on March 3, 2015, 11:07 pmTwitterFacebookLink 1. Mentoring is vital. 2. Tell that little negative voice in your head to leave you alone. 3. But sometimes you'll have to work harder than other people. 4. And speak up when no one else is. 5. You might be tempted to conform to company culture, but don't give in if you don't want to. 6. Help others along the way. 7. If there are big scary obstacles in your way, pretend they're tiny, fluffier obstacles. 8. There are others who totally have your back. 9. But remember the worst thing about networking: Ellen CushingBuzzFeed News ReporterContact Ellen Cushing at firstname.lastname@example.org.Got a confidential tip? 👉 Submit it hereJessica MisenerBuzzFeed StaffDeputy Editorial Director, BuzzFeed San FranciscoContact Jessica Misener at email@example.com.